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Old 02-24-2012, 02:48 PM   #1
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"We are 100% of the way there"BASE BUS PRICE has been met!

I just got back from the scrapyard 12.50 a hundred for shredder steel!
I am now 1/3 of the way to basic purchase price of our bus

Lisa said I had to do two things
1)get rid of all yard ornaments before getting a bus(makes since the bus needs a place to sleep
2)only extra $ from getting rid of crap(old projects) to be used

So I have been parting some stuff out,and having money in paypal has let me start getting things for the bus thatcould be $ up front,I have some. Solar panels,controllers,wiring some switches,invertors that type of stuff in my "bus electrical area"

So...only 4 more ornaments to dispose of...

I'm just happy seeing this out....

Sorry for wasting cyberspace.....I'm just happy
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:02 PM   #2
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Re: just want to say"we are a third of the way there"

What "ornaments" are you getting rid of?
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:32 AM   #3
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Re: just want to say"we are a third of the way there"

old projects a couple isuzu troopers,1/2 an amigo,old blazer a couple geo metros that kinda stuff...nothing special.
Going to hang onto 2 of the old race trucks
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:05 AM   #4
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Re: just want to say"we are a third of the way there"

3 cylinder geo engines are special. They are good for small aircraft engines, and getting much harder to find.
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Old 03-29-2012, 12:21 PM   #5
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Re: just want to say"we are a third of the way there"

Everyone likes pictures


Well I have been busy (on fridays,only day off that scrap yard is open )













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Old 03-29-2012, 12:23 PM   #6
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Re: just want to say"We are 80% of the way there"

Plus 2 geo's and another 98 Amigo...no pics tho'
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:48 AM   #7
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Re: just want to say"We are 80% of the way there"

I think i have 6 cars, 1 large truck, 1 van and around 20,000 lbs of misc engines, metal , radiators, etc to scrap in the next two months. And, of course, lots of RV parts. I should also scrap 2 aluminum truck boxes...
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:31 PM   #8
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Re: just want to say"We are 80% of the way there"

I can't believe how much crap I've accumilated in 12years here....I took another 1900lbs today.
And am sawing some small trees down to get the blazer out,my wife is impresed
Last night she said "you really want a bus I can tell"
I said"I just wish you were more on board"
"I am when it gets here I will be excited"
"Cool"
She even said if I find one before I finish cleaning,I can get it,just can't work on it,she knows I've missed 3 so far.

Problem is that statement is what got me to this point

I get a new project and start to work on it....nothing else gets done
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Re: just want to say"We are 80% of the way there"

Great scrapyard pics. Looks like you will be having a bus soon.
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Re: just want to say"We are 80% of the way there"

I have to keep posting so I don't go insane and it keeps me motivated...this gives me relief for all the hard work...scrapping by yourself w/o heavy equipment sucks

Jack crap up and drive under it

2200 pounds more!




I think I'll be near 20K pounds to buy a 16K bus

gotta hurry...yellow jackets and hornets are starting to claim homes again
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